Manchester’s Hotel Brooklyn opened just 20 weeks ago after successive lockdowns, but it’s already garnered an international award.
This New York-themed hotel was named as one of the world’s top 20 hottest new hotels in 2021 at the Traveller’s Choice Best of the Best awards.
The award means Hotel Brooklyn is ranked among the top 1% of hotels on TripAdvisor for positive reviews from guests.
It is one of only two UK hotels in the top 25 world’s best new hotels, the other being the Roomzzzz Hotel in York.
Turkey’s Arinna Cappadocia took the top spot, followed by Greece’s Armenaki Santorini.
As such, Hotel Brooklyn’s managers are delighted with the award ahead of its grand reopening on Monday, May 17.
Since the reopening was confirmed, bookings have skyrocketed, and most hotel rooms are sold out for weekends all the way into summer.
The Hotel, which is a sister venue to Hotel Gotham on King Street, is decorated in a 1920s Brooklyn theme throughout its nine floors.
In addition, it is the only hotel in Manchester to have a casino in its basement – the £10mn Napoleon’s Casino, which will reopen on May 17 in conjunction with the government’s reopening of indoor hospitality.
A standard room at Brooklyn costs £89 a night, while ten of the first-floor suites have private terraces with stunning views of Portland Street and the Gay Village.
Meanwhile, the hotel’s event suite Salvation and Brooklyn Heights bar area on the ninth floor, where afternoon tea is served for guests on weekends and where weddings are booked for the summer.
It boasts stunning views out across Manchester over China Town and on to the Town Hall beyond.
A total of 18 of the hotel’s bedrooms are equipped for guests with disabilities, including spacious, spacious layouts and accessible baths designed by accessible design company Motionspot.
Parent company Bespoke Hotels aims to set the gold standard for accessibility, championed by its chairman Robin Sheppard, whose mobility is affected by Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Hotel Brooklyn reopens to the public from Monday, May 17.